Thyroid Nodules In Children
Siobhan T Pittock
Published 2018 · Medicine
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Thyroid nodules are less common in children than in adults, but when present they are more likely to be malignant; by far the most common thyroid malignancy in childhood is papillary thyroid carcinoma, and it is increasing in frequency. When a thyroid nodule is discovered by palpation or incidentally on imaging, the focus should be on determining the risk of malignancy.
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